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Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District

NICTD wants more SS passengers to go electronic

South Shore train commuters who pay cash for tickets on board may feel the full brunt of the railroad's next fare increase, while those buying tickets electronically via ticket machine or mobile app would get discounts.

July 31, 2014 4:33 pm

EDITORIAL: Train tracks are route to NWI's future

The plan to improve service on the South Shore's main line, as well as finally build the West Lake Corridor extension, is sound.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am
South Shore has tickets to go

South Shore has tickets to go

The South Shore became the first commuter railroad Friday in the greater Chicago region where passengers can buy and store their tickets on smart phones and mobile devices.

May 30, 2014 1:06 pm

Communities get 1st look at South Shore plan

CHESTERTON | Local officials getting their first preview of the South Shore's ambitious $1.16 billion improvement plan Thursday liked the idea of a better, faster train but not the idea of using new taxes to pay for it. 

May 29, 2014 12:00 pm
South Shore could boost economy, communities

South Shore could boost economy, communities

MERRILLVILLE | Railroad and development officials Wednesday rolled out a blueprint for a South Shore commuter rail extension to Dyer and big improvements on the existing line.

May 28, 2014 5:44 pm Photos

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McDermott: I have to stick up for Hammond on South Shore

McDermott: I have to stick up for Hammond on South Shore

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. supports regional ideas such as expanding the South Shore commuter rail, but his priority must be Hammond, he said.

April 09, 2014 8:08 pm Video

Gary mayor backs South Shore expansion

Gary is expected to become the biggest Lake County city to help foot the bill for the South Shore extension.

March 31, 2014 10:45 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI needs to improve access to transportation

GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI needs to improve access to transportation

From the diverse cultures our cities showcase to the serene natural beauty of Lake Michigan — regardless of what you’re looking to do or see, you’ll find it just a short car, bus or train ride away.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am

NIRPC gets earful on South Shore extension

MUNSTER | A hearing on funding for a $3 million environmental impact study of the South Shore commuter rail extension Saturday turned into a wide-ranging discussion on the extension and other topics.

March 22, 2014 8:17 pm

Feelings on South Shore extension mixed in Lowell

LOWELL | A few supporters of the proposed South Shore commuter rail line extension to Dyer turned out Monday at a meeting in Lowell.

March 17, 2014 9:45 pm
Charges filed against M'ville man in South Shore vandalism case

Charges filed against M'ville man in South Shore vandalism case

A 19-year-old Merrillville man was arrested and charged Saturday afternoon in connection with Monday's vandalism at the South Shore Gary Metro Station, police said.

February 22, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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TRANSPORTATION: South Shore ends year strong

South Shore ridership declined slightly in 2013, but increases in peak ridership in each of the three last months of the year have the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District hopeful for a better 2014.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Train car fire delays South Shore trains

Train car fire delays South Shore trains

CHICAGO | South Shore commuter trains were delayed for about an hour Friday night when a Norfolk Southern car caught on fire.

February 01, 2014 3:14 pm

Robbery suspects taken into custody at South Shore station

PORTAGE | Three suspects in an armed robbery of a convenience store in South Bend were taken into custody Wednesday when a train stopped at the Portage/Ogden Dunes South Shore station.

January 29, 2014 4:30 pm

South Shore Gary Metro station inaccessible for disabled riders

GARY | A failed inspection on Wednesday on the elevator and escalator that take passengers up to the South Shore platform at the Gary Metro Center station forced both to be taken out of service indefinitely, making the station inaccessible to disabled commuters.

December 04, 2013 2:10 pm
Region leaders' retreat helps frame top 10 priorities

Region leaders' retreat helps frame top 10 priorities

The view west from the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District's Dune Park station. "Support expansion of the South Shore commuter rail lines" ranked fourth on the One Region list of priorities, with 10 percent of participants in a recent summit voting for it.

October 13, 2013 12:00 am

South Shore plan chugs along

The problem of updating a South Shore commuter railroad built for the Northwest Indiana of 100 years ago was once again tackled by transit promoters on Tuesday.

September 24, 2013 11:30 am

Visclosky wants South Shore expansion on fast track

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, called on state legislators Thursday to help find a solution to funding the South Shore extension, if not all the way to Lowell, then at least to Dyer.

September 11, 2013 3:23 pm
South Shore conductor has seen it all

South Shore conductor has seen it all

As a young child, Greg Wiseman had the world in his view.

September 01, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Expand effort to fight crime in urban area

The Region Stop Team is a good approach to law enforcement in Lake County. This new initiative pools police resources to improve efficiency.

August 27, 2013 12:00 am
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